Baseball Magazine


  • Is It Ok to Take the Top Hand off the Bat After the Swing?

    Take Hand After Swing?

    The other day a high school player asked me, “Is it ok to take the top hand off the bat after the swing?” My answer was YES. In fact, virtually every time a... Read more

    The 25 June 2014 by   Meachrm
  • The Fingers Go Between the Head and Ball

    Fingers Between Head Ball

    Changing the way a young man throws a baseball is probably the hardest thing to do when it comes to private instruction. However, if there was one thing I... Read more

    The 12 June 2014 by   Meachrm
  • Infographic: Baseball Signals

    Infographic: Baseball Signals

    The labyrinth of sending and receiving signs never grew this complex when I was playing ball, but I think this infographic does a good job of depicting just... Read more

    The 09 June 2014 by   Precious Sanders
  • Jason Kendall and His New Book, “Throwback.”

    Jason Kendall Book, “Throwback.”

    1) Let’s start off by promoting your new book, “Throwback.” (I read it…and it is definitely one of my favorite baseball books of all time.) Talk a bit about... Read more

    The 08 June 2014 by   Gary
  • Keep Your Hands Strong

    Keep Your Hands Strong

    Up until about the 1980′s, weight training was considered to be not very productive for baseball players. Old time players felt lifting weights tightened... Read more

    The 11 June 2014 by   Meachrm
  • Bonus Baby

    Bonus Baby

    The Oakland A’s took Billy McKinney with the 24th overall pick in the 2013 draft making the then–18 year old an instant millionaire. Read more

    The 03 June 2014 by   Gary
  • Shrink Logic

    Shrink Logic

    HELP!“The tears I shed yesterday have become rain.”–Marlon BrandoA psychiatrist analyzes Billy Martin: He acts out our own anger. The athlete in America is a... Read more

    The 25 June 2014 by   Gary
  • Five Foot What?

    Five Foot What?

    Just a few players among the MLB stat leaders as of today … Troy Tulowitzki, 6-3, 215 lbs., currently batting .352 Miguel Cabrera, 6-4, 240 lbs, .325, 64 RBI’s... Read more

    The 27 June 2014 by   Meachrm
  • Why I Still Love the Twins

    Still Love Twins

    I’m watching highlights on the MLB channel a couple days ago and they show the very end of the Twins-Tigers game. The Tigers won the game on a walk-off sac fly... Read more

    The 17 June 2014 by   Meachrm
  • The 20 Yard Dash

    Yard Dash

    The 60 yard dash has been a pretty standard event at virtually every showcase and tryout for many years now. How fast a player can run for that distance is not ... Read more

    The 06 June 2014 by   Meachrm


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